2 Drivers at Mengo Hospital

November 5, 2022
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Mengo Hospital is a Church of Uganda Missionary founded Hospital and Private Not-For Profit (PNFP), It is categorized as a General Hospital, but operationally a Referral Hospital. The Missionary Hospital developed into the present-day 300-bed hospital, spread over 22 acres of land at Namirembe Hill in Kampala. Mengo Hospital also has a dedicated research and development team that works to find new solutions to health issues in Uganda and therefore seeks to recruit suitably qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions.

Job Title: Driver (2)
Reports to: Hospital Administrator
Location: Kampala
Job summary: To ensure availability of safe, clean and reliable vehicles for hospital staff, guests, and/or any other assigned passenger.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Driving assigned passengers to required destinations and being on call at all times.
  • Delivering messages, documents, parcels and letters as required.
  • Noting vehicle mileage to track departure and return schedules.
  • Providing support to other hospital drivers on call.
  • Performing defensive driving techniques, passenger protection and customer care at all times.
  • Carrying out minor repairs and adjustments on the vehicles.
  • Notifying management to renew vehicle licenses and insurance.
  • Ensuring that vehicle defects/mechanical breakdowns are reported timely.
  • Make follow-ups on vehicle repairs and servicing, to ensure that they are done as required.
  • Maintaining a functional logbook as instructed.
  • Ensuring that the vehicle is clean.
  • Checking the vehicle routinely and compiling service reports.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned from time to time by the relevant authority.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • At least “O” Level Certificate (UCE).
  • A valid driving permit with classes B, CM, CH, DL and DM.
  • Knowledge and basic training in Defensive Driving is a competitive advantage.
  • Training in vehicle maintenance an added advantage.
  • At least three (3) years working experience, preferably in driving institutional vehicles.
  • Proficiency in English.
  • Must be willing and able to work extended hours including week ends.
  • Must be between 28 – 45 years of age.

How to apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates with relevant qualifications and experience should submit their application letters, detailed Curriculum vitae, copies of academic certificates, licenses (where applicable) and valid contacts/email addresses of three (3) referees (2 professional and one religious leader personally known to you) electronically by filling a form on www.mengohospital.org/jobs not later than 17th November 2022.

Please Note:

• No hand delivered applications will be considered.

• Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.